google.cloud.gcp_compute_target_http_proxy – Creates a GCP TargetHttpProxy

Note

This plugin is part of the google.cloud collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install google.cloud.

To use it in a playbook, specify: google.cloud.gcp_compute_target_http_proxy.

Synopsis

  • Represents a TargetHttpProxy resource, which is used by one or more global forwarding rule to route incoming HTTP requests to a URL map.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python >= 2.6

  • requests >= 2.18.4

  • google-auth >= 1.3.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
auth_kind
string / required
    Choices:
  • application
  • machineaccount
  • serviceaccount
The type of credential used.
description
string
An optional description of this resource.
env_type
string
Specifies which Ansible environment you're running this module within.
This should not be set unless you know what you're doing.
This only alters the User Agent string for any API requests.
name
string / required
Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.
project
string
The Google Cloud Platform project to use.
scopes
list / elements=string
Array of scopes to be used
service_account_contents
jsonarg
The contents of a Service Account JSON file, either in a dictionary or as a JSON string that represents it.
service_account_email
string
An optional service account email address if machineaccount is selected and the user does not wish to use the default email.
service_account_file
path
The path of a Service Account JSON file if serviceaccount is selected as type.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the given object should exist in GCP
url_map
dictionary / required
A reference to the UrlMap resource that defines the mapping from URL to the BackendService.
This field represents a link to a UrlMap resource in GCP. It can be specified in two ways. First, you can place a dictionary with key 'selfLink' and value of your resource's selfLink Alternatively, you can add `register: name-of-resource` to a gcp_compute_url_map task and then set this url_map field to "{{ name-of-resource }}"

Notes

Note

  • API Reference: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/reference/v1/targetHttpProxies

  • Official Documentation: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/load-balancing/http/target-proxies

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_file using the gcp_service_account_file env variable.

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_contents using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_CONTENTS env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set service_account_email using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_EMAIL env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set auth_kind using the GCP_AUTH_KIND env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set scopes using the GCP_SCOPES env variable.

  • Environment variables values will only be used if the playbook values are not set.

  • The service_account_email and service_account_file options are mutually exclusive.

Examples

- name: create a instance group
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_instance_group:
    name: instancegroup-targethttpproxy
    zone: us-central1-a
    project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
    auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
    service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
    state: present
  register: instancegroup

- name: create a HTTP health check
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_http_health_check:
    name: httphealthcheck-targethttpproxy
    healthy_threshold: 10
    port: 8080
    timeout_sec: 2
    unhealthy_threshold: 5
    project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
    auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
    service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
    state: present
  register: healthcheck

- name: create a backend service
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_backend_service:
    name: backendservice-targethttpproxy
    backends:
    - group: "{{ instancegroup.selfLink }}"
    health_checks:
    - "{{ healthcheck.selfLink }}"
    enable_cdn: 'true'
    project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
    auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
    service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
    state: present
  register: backendservice

- name: create a URL map
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_url_map:
    name: urlmap-targethttpproxy
    default_service: "{{ backendservice }}"
    project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
    auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
    service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
    state: present
  register: urlmap

- name: create a target HTTP proxy
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_target_http_proxy:
    name: test_object
    url_map: "{{ urlmap }}"
    project: test_project
    auth_kind: serviceaccount
    service_account_file: "/tmp/auth.pem"
    state: present

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
creationTimestamp
string
success
Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

description
string
success
An optional description of this resource.

id
integer
success
The unique identifier for the resource.

name
string
success
Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.

urlMap
dictionary
success
A reference to the UrlMap resource that defines the mapping from URL to the BackendService.



Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)